Open Borders, Migration Rights, Argentina's Economy, and more

Here's our most recent coverage of the latest in Latin America.


Emily Achtenberg
Rebel Currents
February 9, 2016
Will Bolivians approve a constitutional amendment that would allow President Evo Morales to run for a fourth term?
Sara Kozameh
February 8, 2016
The new Macri government in Argentina has embarked on a rapid-fire series of conservative economic reforms, threatening public sector employment and social programs. 

New Year, New Administration, and New Trials Against Former Guatemalan Military Officials

Jeff Abbott
January 26, 2016

18 high-ranking military officials, including President Morales’ right-hand-man, face charges of leading campaigns of forced disappearances in the 1980s.

Gabriela Díaz Prieto and Sarah Gammage
January 7, 2016
By issuing tourist and humanitarian visas to migrants, the Mexican government could begin to move past the failures of U.S.-backed border militarization.
Lilia Fernández
January 6, 2016
The history of Puerto Rican migration to the U.S. shows why the fight for migrant rights must also be a struggle for racial justice.
Joseph Nevins
January 5, 2016
Only by granting the world’s poor a right to a just share of the earth’s resources and a right to traverse global space will we begin to repair the historical injustices that drive migration.
Federico Barahona
January 4, 2016
A new refugee crisis takes shape in Mexico and Central America.
Karla Peña
December 30, 2015
Indigenous groups and social movements in Ecuador seek to translate the concept of “Buen Vivir” into policy.
Emily Achtenberg
Rebel Currents
December 24, 2015
Barcelona's anti-displacement activists are successfully challenging global banking and real estate interests, while building new political models that transcend recent Latin American experience.
Nancy Romer
December 23, 2015
Quinoa production has a long history in the Andes. In the last decade, demand for the crop has skyrocketed, transforming the economy and ecology of the region.
Jill M. Williams
December 22, 2015
How the Border Patrol’s humanitarian rhetoric only furthers the militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border.